On a chilly late-winter morning Portarlington mussel farmer Mike Houghton took his first commercial haul of fresh wakame to a Melbourne city farmers’ market. He wasn’t sure what the response would be to the sea Continue reading Superfood of the sea
A Korean research team headed by Choi In-gul, a professor at the Department of Biotechnology at Korea University, has successfully defined the fermentation process of red algae and found a clue to Continue reading Korean Research Team Discovers Clue to Produce 3rd Gen Biofuel from Red Algae
In sad news for sea turtles, scientists have found that runoff from cities and farms in Hawaii is causing debilitating and deadly tumors, which are believed to be the leading known cause of death for endangered green sea turtles.
Scientists from Duke University, the Continue reading Endangered Sea Turtles Are Getting Nasty, Deadly Tumors, and We’re to Blame
It’s hurricane season, but so far we’ve been spared from the tropical weather that causes wind damage, flooding and storm surge. Beyond the regular dangers that come with big seasonal storms, a new threat has emerged: “burping estuaries.” Continue reading Hurricanes cause estuaries to release trapped carbon dioxide
[Norway] Access to omega 3 sources in fish feed is a limiting factor for growth in aquaculture. Researchers from SINTEF and NTNU will Continue reading Norwegian scientists investigate potential of omega-3 from bacteria
Formula for a beach night best forgotten? Au contraire: it’s a marriage made in hops heaven thanks to the reformist minds at Maine-based Marshall Wharf Brewing Co., which brewed their first seaweed-meets-malt concoction this summer. Continue reading Kelp, meet beer. Beer, kelp
The Ohio Farmers Union (OFU) is looking to modify H.B.No.490 bill, a water quality and agriculture-related bill that is currently pending in the state legislature. As stated in the Ohio Legislative Service Commission’s bill analysis, one of the main provisions of the bill will “Transfer, effective January 1, Continue reading Ohio farmers group looks to modify agriculture bill